FAQs

Radiology Academy @ Edge Hill University

Location

The Radiology Academy is located on the 2nd floor of the CLINICAL SKILLS AND SIMULATION CENTRE at Edge Hill University, St Helens Rd, Ormskirk L39 4QP

Directions

If you are travelling on the M6 leave AT junction 26 and join M58. Leave M58 at junction 3, taking the A570 towards Southport and Ormskirk. You should see signs for ‘Edge Hill University’ when you leave the motorway. From junction 3 the journey is 2.8 miles and takes approximately 5 minutes.

The campus can also be reached from Preston or Liverpool via the A59.

If using an online route planner or sat nav, please note that the university postcode is L39 4QP. Please check that the route provided arrives via the main entrance in St Helens Road. Alternatively enter lat/long co-ordinates 53.558622,-2.875178.


Car Parking

You will have an allocated parking space on campus. Please enter via the Visitors Entrance and check in at the security lodge (No 26 on map) inform them you are with the RA (Radiology Academy) and teaching in the Clinical Skills & Simulation Centre . Car parking attendants will direct you to the car park.

Teaching Facilities at Edge Hill University

The Radiology Academy has 15 networked IMACs, connections for your personal laptop, multiple projection screens and internet access for your teaching. The tutor iMAC is uploaded with osirix and the network enables quick and easy download of your cases to the trainee iMACs (see below). Please note there is NO PC available.

Access for the tutor iMAC: Account msadmin password msadmin

Access for the trainee iMACs: Account trainee password academy

Projecting: If using the Tutor iMAC press the APPLE ICON on the control panel of the lectern, if using a laptop press the LAPTOP ICON

HDMI and VGA cables available if you bring long your own laptop, however if you use an apple computer you will need to bring along your own converters. Click link for more information

Usernames and passwords

Access for the tutor iMAC: Account msadmin password msadmin

Access for the trainee iMACs: Account trainee password academy

Attendance

Trainees are required to record attendance for every teaching sessions including face to face and online. This is organised by nwsor.co.uk using google forms and accessed via QR code or web link. Click ATTENDANCE for details

Feedback

Trainees are required to complete a feedback form for every teaching session attended. This is organised by nwsor.co.uk using google forms. Feedback is sent to the tutors within a few weeks of the teaching session. The school uses information from feedback to further develop and improve the teaching programs. The trainees are asked to provide comments that are constructive and relevant. The feedback is not anonymous and trainees are aware that comments considered unacceptable will be challenged by the school facility. Click FEEDBACK for details

Travel Expenses

Trainees. Contact lead employer for further information.

Tutors. Request a travel expenses form from Sam Truesdale radiologyacademy.nw@hee.nhs.uk

Contacts

Edge Hill

Faculty Management FM (any issues relating to the fabric of the room/building)

FMHelpdesk@edgehill.ac.uk (monitored 8.45-5pm Mon-Fri) Phone 4455 (01695 584455)

Security (any security/emergency issues)

Campus-Support-Supervisors@edgehill.ac.uk Phone 4227 (EMERGENCY 2222) 01695584227

AV (any issues with projector or screens)

lsmediaictsupport@edgehill.ac.uk Phone 7500 (ask for classroom support)

NWSOR Faculty

Academy Lead. Dr Sue Kearney

susan.kearney@lthtr.nhs.uk